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Two earthquakes above 4.5 strike Mentone on Thanksgiving Day

The earthquakes hit a 4.5 and 4.9 in magnitude at around 1:15 p.m.
Credit: NewsWest 9

MENTONE, Texas — The United States Geological Survey has reported two earthquakes on Thanksgiving Day in Mentone that were above 4.5. 

These earthquakes occurred around 1:15 p.m. Mentone is about 35 miles northwest of Pecos. 

Earlier this month, Mentone had an earthquake that hit a 5.5 magnitude. That was the third strongest earthquake to ever hit Texas and the strongest since 1995. 

We will continue to update this story as we receive more information.

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